Dr. Cynthia Thorp
Specializing in Integrative Therapy

Meet Dr. Thorp

Dr. Cynthia Thorp | Specializing in Integrative Therepy - Minden, NVCynthia Thorp is a clinical psychologist specializing in integrative health psychology. Dr. Thorp is licensed in California and Nevada (CA PSY23951; NV PY0674). She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Family and Community Medicine Clinic at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, assisting adults, couples and families cope with the effects of chronic medical and psychiatric illness. She has trained medical students and residents the fundamental skills of behavioral medicine needed for the practice of clinical medicine. Dr. Thorp has experience working with individuals and families challenged by chronic and acute health conditions such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, obesity, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, and post-traumatic stress related to medical conditions, accidents and combat. For over 10 years, Dr. Thorp has worked with a culturally diverse population of children, families and adults in both community mental health, and small group settings where she focused on individual therapy for adults, adolescents and couples coping with life stressors, addiction, chronic disease.

Dr. Thorp combines interventions such as meditation, guided imagery, EMDR (eye movement and desensitization reprocessing) and behavioral medicine for individuals, couples and families to support their transition through their diagnoses and promote a positive supportive setting in which the patient can recover. Dr. Thorp’s specialty is in evidenced-based treatment for adults to relieve stress, depression and anxiety disorders. Specifically, symptoms related to depression, low self-esteem, body image, divorce, anxiety, addictive disorders and chronic illness. She is passionate about connecting the relationship between physical health and mental health and utilizes an integrative approach to treatment including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, narrative and mindfulness therapies in order to enhance her client’s feelings of purpose, efficacy, control and general satisfaction with life.